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  • Health notes: Mayo Clinic researcher gets Department of Defense grant for research into Lou Gehrig's disease
    Jacksonville-based Pediatric Behavioral Services, 8016 Atlantic Blvd., is now using Skills, a web-based tool, to assess its clients' strengths and weaknesses, design individualized and comprehensive treatment plans, and track progress fro children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every 68 ...

  • 'Why Me?' Vets Face Much Higher Risk of Lou Gehrig's Disease
    A Vietnam veteran swoops his hand through a row of baby vegetables, caressing the peppers on down to the kale. The plants are aligned in tidy, military order atop his backyard fence. He could spend hours describing his first garden. But he cannot utter a word.He can?t even eat his eventual harvest.

  • Study identifies key player in motor neuron death in Lou Gehrig's disease
    ( Nationwide Children's Hospital ) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is marked by a cascade of cellular and inflammatory events that weakens and kills vital motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord. The process is complex, involving cells that ordinarily protect the neurons from harm. Now, a new study by scientists in the Research Institute at Nationwide ...

  • Patient stem cells help identify common problem in ALS
    A recently approved medication for epilepsy may possibly be a meaningful treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Lou Gehrig's disease, a uniformly fatal neurodegenerative disorder, new stem cell research has shown. The researchers are now designing an initial clinical trial testing the safety of the treatment in ALS patients.

  • Unraveling tangled origin of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
    By studying nerve cells that originated in patients with a severe neurological disease, a researcher has pinpointed an error in protein formation that could be the root of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Also called Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS causes paralysis and death. According to the ALS Association, as many as 30,000 Americans are living with ALS.

  • Scientists Make Gene Discovery in Lou Gehrig's Disease
    Title: Scientists Make Gene Discovery in Lou Gehrig's Disease Category: Health News Created: 4/1/2014 9:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 4/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

  • Study points to potential culprit that kills motor neurons in ALS
    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is marked by a cascade of cellular and inflammatory events that weakens and kills vital motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord. The process is complex, involving cells that ordinarily protect the neurons from harm. Now, a new study by scientists in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital points to a potential ...

  • Neuralstem Principal Investigator, Dr. Eva Feldman, To Present Published ALS Trial Phase I Data At Medical Conference
    ROCKVILLE, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that Eva Feldman, PhD, MD, principal investigator of Neuralstem's NSI-566 stem cell trial in ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease) will present Phase I data at the...

  • Vets at higher Lou Gehrig's risk
    Bob Hoaglan, 71, who has ALS, uses a Boogie Board to communicate since he lost his ability to speak.

  • UW-Madison researcher discovers possible cause of Lou Gehrig?s disease
    University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Su-Chun Zhang has found an error in protein formation that could be the root of Lou Gehrig?s disease, according to a university release.